Category Archives: Bar

Sydney Food Diary: Chicken Parma at the Bat & Ball, Redfern

As a Chinese-Canadian, I’ve observed how different dishes are transformed from country to country and sometimes emerge as an interesting hybrid. A number of North American Chinese dishes are not known in China. In a similar way, Australia seems to … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Friday night at Bangbang Cafe, Surry Hills

Friday night was a bloody fun night out, with Earth, Wind and Burger, at Bang Bang Cafe in Surry Hills. They’ve got a licence so they’re testing the waters… They’ve got two guys, Groove City, spinning some cool tunes, and … Continue reading

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Drinking in Sydney: The Newtown Hotel

The everchanging Newtown Hotel Oh, gone are the days… I used to love the Newtown Hotel, not that I frequented it very often but it offered a completely different atmosphere than the gay bars on Oxford Street, more down to … Continue reading

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Drinking in Sydney: Corridor, Newtown

Buzzy, hip and crowded. Who cares about reviews? Corridor has a good look about it, the open frontage revealing a shiny bar, and in back and upstairs, classic Newtown: it could be a share house, really: pull up a few … Continue reading

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